Plan your Arabic Course during Spring Break
Book your Arabic Course starting 29th of March and benefit from our Special Discounts on tuition and accommodation fees for 2-week and 4-week courses.
Plan your Arabic summer course in Cairo
Benefit from our Special Discounts on tuition and accommodation fees for 2-week and 4-week courses.
Up To 30% Discount for multiple advance booking
Students who book 3 or more Arabic courses one at a time will enjoy our packages’ discounts.
Enjoy Up To 20% Discount for long-term studies
Students who have studied with us two 4-week courses of Egyptian Colloquial Arabic (ECA) or Modern Standard Arabic (MSA) and would like to continue their studies will enjoy our loyalty discounts.
IH Cairo Arabic Courses
Our Dokki Residence has 24-hour security and come fully-furnished with satellite television and free WIFI, phone and are completely air-conditioned. The residence is also well-equipped kitchen facilities and non-smoking communal areas, and are regularly serviced. Fire safety systems are in place.
If this is your first visit to Cairo please use our reliable, fixed price Airport Pickup Service. When you arrive in Cairo our driver will be at the airport to meet you and take you to the drop-off point of your choosing, be it the IH Cairo ILI residence.
Flight Tickets Booking
Looking for the cheapest rate while booking your flight ticket to Cairo? IH Cairo now has a corporate deal with British Airways which guarantee we get the cheapest rate on the day.
with IH Cairo
Founded in 1975, IH Cairo ILI is the official Arabic provider for the International House World Organisation of language schools. Our teachers and staff strive to provide quality Arabic language training, in a welcoming and safe learning environment, to thousands of international students every year.
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Carrie | United Kingdom
"I had a very good experience in ILI especially the MSA classes. The teachers were very good at explaining difficult grammar concepts with minimal English. Also my speaking and listening skills have improved significantly.
"My experience at ILI has been very positive. The content taught in the course has been very useful and practical for conversation in Egyptian Arabic. ILI has made this experience fun and convenient allowing me to study and explore Egypt's culture and language.
Kerem | Switzerland
"Good and dedicated teachers, professional setting, and a good and nice harmony between teachers. They also teach Egyptian songs, and it was really fun to participate in the singing class. I'll definitely come back insha'Allah when I find time.
Kathy Sanders | United States
"I came to this school referred by a friend. It has been a good experience for me, not only learning a new language, but also meeting new people. The staff and teachers are always helpful and kind, going above and beyond to assist me. I am grateful for this learning experience.
Stephanie White | United Kingdom
"I found the course very clear. The teaching was excellent. The teacher was well-prepared and friendly. ILI is a very welcoming place and makes you feel at home.
Taylor Moore | United States
"My experience studying Arabic at ILI was beneficial, professional, and fun." The teachers and staff at ILI are very good, providing a professional and welcoming environment for learning Arabic. The classes are challenging, fun, and effective. I enjoyed being in class with students from all over the world. Class sizes are small and create a personal environment for learning.
Andreas M. Hofmann | United States
“Studying at ILI is a pleasure, in fact, often the highlight of the day. I appreciate the professionalism and creativity of the teachers, who combine a blend of educational methods, resulting in a stimulating, successful learning environment for casual and serious students, alike.
Emily Wales | United Kingdom
"I have enjoyed my time at ILI very much and feel at home here quickly. The teaching is brilliant and learning in an Arab country really makes it special. I like the range of courses and trips offered.
Hester Van Hensbergen
"The school is full of lively and enthusiastic people who want to learn Arabic whether just for fun or for work. The motivational attitude of everyone around helps to make ILI a positive and encouraging experience.
Alessandro Del Prete | Italy
"Before coming to ILI I didn't expect such a good organization and great preparation of the teachers. I was totally surprised by the success that this school has among students from all over the world.
Sarah Hynek | Canada
"I have enjoyed my time at ILI and my Arabic has improved. The reception staff are lovely and helpful. I'll be back in the new year.
ILI is a great place to come and study Arabic, and they cater to all levels beginner to advanced. The atmosphere is friendly and the staff are open minded and always helpful and smiley no matter what! They also offer many activities outside of the classroom making it possible to see Egypt and to meet lots of other international students. I would highly recommend studying at ILI. Cairo is the place to be!
"What I enjoyed most about the ILI were the people working there. The reception staff were immensely helpful and the teaching was always of a high standard. Thank You.
Alicia Hardy | United Kingdom
"Studying Arabic at the ILI has vastly improved my linguistic skills and been a memorable experience. The teachers are friendly, thorough and encouraging and lessons feel useful and the content applicable to life in an Arab speaking country. Shoukran!
Thomas Jaussi | Switzerland
"ILI is a very good school for people who want to learn Fusha and local dialect. The intense program, the professional teachers and oral presentations secure the progress in you learning. You will meet people at ILI from all over the world.
"Studying at the ILI has been not only an opportunity for me to greatly improve my Arabic but also an extraordinary cultural experience. The food is great too.
Emil Lyster Jochumsen
"The facilities are good and in a good part of town. The teachers are really good and you learn a lot very fast. One month there is the same as a semester at the university. Their apartments are somewhat expensive, but they also offer to help you rent a local apartment, which is good.
Rosa Klein-Baer | United States
"Great quality education at an affordable price." I would highly recommend ILI to anyone interested in picking up the basics of Arabic quickly. I studied Fusha and Ameia for four months here and my Arabic has never improved faster. The teachers are very friendly and make the courses both challenging and fun. I would definitely come back again if I had the chance.
Starseay Hillegeist | United States
؛The staff and teachers at ILI are very helpful! They are well trained in their positions and able to assist students through the whole process. I love coming to ILI because I always feel welcome and excited for class.
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